Colombo, 24 Mar 14
An international conference on post emergency shelter reconstruction ‘Restoring Communities through Home-Owner-Driven Reconstruction: from post-Emergency to Development’ kicked off Tuesday morning in the capital city of Sri Lanka, Colombo.
Nairobi, 20 Mar 14
The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) has expressed its interest in increasing the number of UN Volunteers it engages. UN-Habitat Executive Director Joan Clos made the comments at the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the two bodies, which formalised their commitment to work together in coming years.
Nairobi, 17 Mar 14
The Global Land Tool Network (GLTN) – a global alliance of partners contributing to poverty alleviation through land reform, improved land management and security of tenure - is developing context-specific tools and approaches to facilitate access to land for women.